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News :: International
Caring for the Wounded in Iraq — A Photo Essay
11 Dec 2004
A series of photographs by Drs. George E. Peoples, James R. Jezior, and Craig D. Shriver, portrays a medical care team in Iraq and the injuries confronted.
274th Forward Surgical Team (FST) loaded into six Humvees with trailers in Iraq.



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Chemical and biologic protective shelter, which can be inflated in 15 minutes and used as an operating room.



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General surgery backpack and anesthesia backpack, two of the five packs containing the rapid-response surgical system.



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Typical FST operating room in a "drash" tent with two portable tables.



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Radiograph of mangled leg from blast injury.



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Typical large-fragment wound of the leg.



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A common type of injury associated with roadside improvised explosive device run over by a Humvee.



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Typical pattern of injury among soldiers wearing Kevlar vests to protect the chest and abdomen.



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Blast injury from exploding ordnance.



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High-energy gunshot wound to the abdomen, passing through the liver.



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Radiograph of distal femur mangled by large fragment.



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High-energy gunshot wound passing through the knee.



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Preparation of a patient for air evacuation.



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CCAT team transporting a patient.



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CH47 helicopter with Critical Care Air Transport (CCAT) team picking up a casualty for transport.



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28th Combat Support Hospital (CSH) in Iraq.



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Surgical teams at work in CSH operating room.



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Damage-control laparotomy with temporary abdominal closure — serially closed at WRAMC to prevent long-term ventral hernia and need for skin grafting.



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Transpelvic gunshot wound requiring pelvic packing, diverting colostomy, and temporary abdominal closure.



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CCAT team that transports patients from Iraq to the military hospital in Landstuhl, Germany, and from there to Walter Reed Army Medical Center (WRAMC) in Washington, D.C.



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Wounded soldier receiving rehabilitation care at WRAMC.


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10 December 2004
Caring for the Wounded in Iraq — A Photo Essay
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